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Father of Yerry Mina: I thank God for Barcelona move

14 January 2018

12 de enero de 2018, 12:40Barcelona, Spain, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Barcelona football club have been splashing the cash since the January window opened, breaking their transfer record with the Âú142million arrival of Philippe Coutinho.

'With the soles of your feet you will touch the ground you want to conquer'.

The father of Yerry Mina is delighted over his move to Barcelona. "I always do it and I hope to succeed", Mina said. I got goosebumps when Messi approached me with Suarez in the dressing room.

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Mina, who signed a five-year deal with Barca, reveals he was impressed with Messi' humility.

"Firstly, I just want to learn a lot from the best players in the world", he added.

"I have come to work".

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The 23-year-old will wear the No24 shirt at Barcelona and there happen to be some reports claiming that Valverde might look to loan him out for further development. "I've always followed great full-backs and great central defenders, like those here, such as [Gerard] Pique, [Javier] Mascherano, [Samuel] Umtiti and [Thomas] Vermaelen".

Mina said: "I was given the opportunity to come now and I did not think twice". With the work that we will all do, I will fight to be at the World Cup. I will be calm and I'll try to control the adrenaline and I'll adapt to the group with my dancing.

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Father of Yerry Mina: I thank God for Barcelona move